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05 Pelvic Floor Muscle Exercises for Men
Type
Fact sheet

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Pelvic floor muscles help to control bladder and bowel function. This fact sheet explains where the pelvic floor muscles are located in men, what causes them to weaken and how regular pelvic floor muscle exercises can help strengthen them.

06 Pelvic Floor Muscle Exercises for Women
Type
Fact sheet

PDF


Pelvic floor muscles help to control bladder and bowel function. This fact sheet explains where the pelvic floor muscles are located in women, what causes them to weaken and how regular pelvic floor muscle exercises can help strengthen them.

10 step guide to putting your pelvic floor first
Type
Fact sheet

PDF


This fact sheet is a guide to explain how to safely exercise if you have any problems with pelvic floor muscles. Problems may include urinary and faecal incontinence.

Men and Strong Pelvic Floor Muscles
Type
Brochure

PDF


For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men living in rural and remote communities, this brochure explains how the pelvic floor muscles work and how to do pelvic floor muscle exercises to help prevent poor bladder and bowel control.

Pelvic Floor and Core Exercises
Type
Fact sheet

PDF


This fact sheet explains how pelvic floor muscles work and how they play an important role in bladder and bowel control and supporting the pelvic organs in both men and women. It will help you to identify if you are at risk of weak pelvic floor muscles and explains appropriate exercises you can do to help strengthen them. It also provides information on how to access professional help and advice.

Pelvic Floor and Resistance Exercises
Type
Fact sheet

PDF


This fact sheet explains how pelvic floor muscles work and how they play an important role in bladder and bowel control in both men and women. It identifies if you are at risk of weak pelvic floor muscles and explains appropriate resistance exercises you can do to help strengthen them. It also provides information on how to access professional help and advice.

Pelvic Floor Health for Expectant and New Mums
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Booklet

PDF


This booklet talks about pelvic floor health and how it helps with bladder and bowel control, otherwise known as continence, as well as pelvic organ support and sexual function during pregnancy and after childbirth.

Pelvic floor muscles that work well reduce the risk of losing control of your bladder and bowel, particularly during pregnancy, and assists with faster
recovery after childbirth.

It covers:
- lifestyle habits to prevent or manage incontinence during pregnancy and after childbirth
- the role of your pelvic floor muscles and how to exercise them during pregnancy and after childbirth
- frequently asked questions on related topics.

This booklet also provides information on where to get help if you experience bladder or bowel control problems, pelvic organ prolapse and sexual pain.

Pelvic Floor Muscle Exercises - Easy English
Type
Booklet

PDF


Pelvic floor muscles help to control bladder and bowel function. This booklet explains where the pelvic floor muscles are located, what causes them to weaken and how regular pelvic floor exercises can help strengthen them.

Pelvic Floor Muscle Exercises for Women
Type
Brochure

PDF


For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women living in rural and remote communities, this brochure explains the importance of pelvic floor muscles in maintaining good bladder and bowel control. It explains why pelvic floor muscles weaken, who is at risk and how pelvic floor muscles can be strengthened through regular exercises.

Pelvic Floor Screening Tool for Men
Type
Fact sheet

PDF


This short screening tool is designed for men to check if at risk of pelvic floor problems. It also advises men to ensure their exercise program is pelvic floor friendly. Takes 5 minutes to complete.

Pelvic Floor Screening Tool for Women
Type
Fact sheet

PDF


This short screening tool is designed for women to check if at risk of pelvic floor problems. It also advises women to ensure their exercise program is pelvic floor friendly. Takes 5 minutes to complete.

Poster - Protect your pelvic floor and stay in control
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Poster

Image


A poster promoting pelvic floor friendly exercises.

Promoting Pelvic Floor Safe Exercise - Fitness Professional Resource
Type
Brochure

PDF


Developed for fitness professionals, it explains the role of the pelvic floor; clients who are at high risk of pelvic floor problems; the signs and symptoms; pelvic floor friendly exercises, and where to get more information and advice.

Protect Your Pelvic Floor - Stay in Control
Type
Brochure

PDF


This brochure explains the importance of the pelvic floor muscles and exercise in helping to maintain good bladder and bowel control. Find out which exercises are pelvic floor friendly.

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Last Updated: Mon 27, May 2024
Last Reviewed: Sun 22, Mar 2020